Stage 3 Load Shedding Returns – Eskom: Eskom, South Africa’s power utility, has announced that it will initiate Stage 3 load shedding following the failure of three generating units in the past 24 hours. The utility expressed its inability to replenish its power reserves, necessitating this action.
Stage 3 Load Shedding Returns – Eskom
Start Time and Duration:
Stage 3 load shedding will commence at 20:00 on Sunday, September 24, and will persist until further notice, affecting various regions across the country.
Eskom had initially aimed to keep load shedding suspended during the extended weekend, only to encounter fresh unit failures, forcing a return to power outages starting from Tuesday.
Residents in major metropolitan areas can access load shedding schedules for their regions, including Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay, eThekwini, Manguang, and Buffalo City. Additional schedules are accessible on Eskom’s official website.
Mobile App for Notifications:
Smartphone users can download the Eskom SePush app to receive push notifications regarding load shedding schedules and the times when power will be unavailable in their specific areas.